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Man falls from grain bin, flown to Peoria hospital

Rescue units and Bureau County sheriff’s deputies responded to a weekend report of a man who fell from a grain bin several miles southeast of Manlius.

Bureau County Sheriff James Reed stated that at approximately noon on Saturday, Nov. 9, deputies responded to 10244 1900 North Ave. for a report of a 63-year-old male who fell off a grain bin in Manlius Township.

Responding agencies were Manlius EMS and Princeton EMS, and the Bureau County Sheriff’s Department.

The male was Life Flighted from the scene to OSF St. Francis in Peoria. The name of victim is being withheld pending family notification.

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